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DuChateau Floors - Terra Collection in Zimbabwe / Horwitz Residence by Minarc modern-exterior

DuChateau Floors - Terra Collection in Zimbabwe / Horwitz Residence by Minarc

Horwitz Residence designed by Minarc

*The house is oriented so that all of the rooms can enjoy the outdoor living area which includes Pool, outdoor dinning / bbq and play court.

• The flooring used in this residence is by DuChateau Floors - Terra Collection in Zimbabwe. The modern dark colors of the collection match both contemporary & traditional interior design

• It’s orientation is thought out to maximize passive solar design and natural ventilations, with solar chimney escaping hot air during summer and heating cold air during winter eliminated the need for mechanical air handling.

• Simple Eco-conscious design that is focused on functionality and creating a healthy breathing family environment.

• The design elements are oriented to take optimum advantage of natural light and cross ventilation.

• Maximum use of natural light to cut down electrical cost.

• Interior/exterior courtyards allows for natural ventilation as do the master sliding window and living room sliders.

• Conscious effort in using only materials in their most organic form.

• Solar thermal radiant floor heating through-out the house

• Heated patio and fireplace for outdoor dining maximizes indoor/outdoor living. The entry living room has glass to both sides to further connect the indoors and outdoors.

• Floor and ceiling materials connected in an unobtrusive and whimsical manner to increase floor plan flow and space.

• Magnetic chalkboard sliders in the play area and paperboard sliders in the kids' rooms transform the house itself into a medium for children's artistic expression.

• Material contrasts (stone, steal, wood etc.) makes this modern home warm and family

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Curtis and Company wrote:
Hi - same question. ARe those lights or overhead heaters. Thanks so much!
   Comment   February 26, 2012
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November 18, 2012 at 5:33pm   
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You can find more information about the heaters pictured here at www.infratech-usa.com.
September 3, 2013 at 10:45am   
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Are the ceiling fixtures shown lights or are they gas heaters? Thanks
   Comment   January 21, 2012
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Hi hollymblock. They are Infratech Heaters. You can find more information about them at www.infratech-usa.com.
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Hawthrone Design wrote:
What brand/model is the large sliding door or partition?
   Comment   December 25, 2013
Barbara Nguyen wrote:
Brown tiles , outdoor pattern - Any ideas for a Spanish villa look. I like chocolate or browns and terra cotta along with blues. For outdoor area creating done designed tile landscaping
   Comment   November 12, 2013
Justin Ruffell-Ward wrote:
Stucco and sliding doors color - I love the wall color. What color mix is it. Also are the sliding doors white or a grey color?
   Comment   October 5, 2013

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large glass opening and transition to outdoors, large overhang
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overhang with lights or are those heat lamps? Keeps rain away from windows and therefore allows smooth embedded floor runners
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white rocks?
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Pool side
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Private indoor outdoor space
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Outdoor heaters
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Wall at side of lounge
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Rock Boarder on Sidewalk
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the terrace
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glass varanda
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Covered patio
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Patio heaters
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Kitchen and staircase at far end of atrium
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outdoor lab
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Inside/outside living
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Back porch idea, would it be really possibly to have the backyard first floor this open, where does mother in law suite go and guest bath?
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Hall afuera cocina comedor
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Wall of moving windows.
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Interesting concepts. Please read the notes. Interesting comments about a solar chimney.
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Wood + white
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Sliding doors to bring outdoor to indoor
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piso de la terraza
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Doors and color
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